Police name man, 57, arrested in Stoke-on-Trent after paedophile sting



A 57-year-old man has been arrested following a paedophile sting in Stoke-on-Trent.

Phillip Hobson, from Stoke-on-Trent, was detained following an undercover operation on Sunday (March 1).

Staffordshire Police have now confirmed he has been charged with five offences.

These are:

  • Attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child;
  • Attempting to meet a girl under 16 years of age following grooming;
  • Breaching a sexual harm prevention order;
  • Driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence and;
  • Using a motor vehicle on a road without third party insurance.

He was due to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre yesterday morning (March 2).





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